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  • The Lion King

    The Lion King

    Absolutely fantastic. I mean, seriously, I forgot how beautiful of a film The Lion King is. I haven’t seen this film in years, but have watched countless times before, so I have a lot of nostalgia for it.

    I just love everything about this film; the animation is beautifully crafted, the soundtrack is absolutely fantastic — Hans Zimmer does an excellent job here, and the story is extremely compelling and yet never slows down. The pacing is basically pitch-perfect —…

  • The Kid

    The Kid

    I was worried going into a film like this that I would come out appreciating the film more than actually liking it on a personal level, but I was greatly surprised. Charlie Chaplin does a marvellous job here. In a way, I kind of loved this.

    I think when it comes to evaluating older cinema, or any film for that matter, you’re supposed to judge the piece of art as a product of its time and conditions. The Kid presents a lot…

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  • Da 5 Bloods

    Da 5 Bloods

    ★★

    Da 5 Bloods is a return to the past. It’s a modern day Vietnam war film. I think it’s shot beautifully and overall it’s technically very well made. Da 5 Bloods is about five lifelong friends returning to Vietnam to collect the remains of their friend from the war, and the gold they once found all those years ago. Little do they know the dangers of stepping back into that old territory. The film constantly cuts back to when they…

  • Being John Malkovich

    Being John Malkovich

    ★★★★

    What the hell did I just watch? This is probably the most random, out-of-nowhere plot in a film that I’ve seen in a long while. This one’s very odd and interesting. I have no idea.